Tsietsi from Skeem Saam is one of the most controversial actors. He once dated Somizi and Lasizwe Dambuza in real life.


Tsietsi from Skeem Saam is one of the most controversial actors. He once dated Somizi and Lasizwe Dambuza in real life.

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Pholoso Mohlala is one of the most controversial actors in the South African movie industry, but this has also consistently helped him to remain in the news for different reasons. He was raised in Pretoria, South Africa. He is known to have played a famously gay character on one of the few television series that promotes the LGBTQ community in the country.


Mohlala is not only known for his acting credentials; he is also a renowned businessman in South Africa, majoring in the manufacture of handcrafted and flavoring gins. In addition, he has a trendy fashion sense and is known to have something new to adorn whenever he decides to step outside and party.

There have been discrepancies about Pholoso Mohlala’s place of birth. Some sources reported that the gin maker and actor was born in the United States of America, while a few others allege that he was raised in Pretoria, South Africa.


Pholoso Mohlala’s age is uncertain, like his birthplace. At the same time, there is no public information about his parents and siblings. His education history is also uncertain, although he reportedly graduated from a business school in the country.

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The businessman and actor were reportedly dating Lasizwe Dambuza at some point. Nonetheless, Pholoso Mohlala and Lasizwe’s romance was short-lived and has since ended for reasons unknown to the public.

The actor is currently sharing parental responsibilities with Lindiwe Nhlapho. Lindiwe is Pholoso Mohlala’s baby mama. The actor announced the baby boy’s birth in an Instagram post. However, Pholoso’s relationship has been a topic of discussion on social media since a blogger claimed that he got engaged to another celebrity actor, Somizi Mhlongo, in 2022. This was after Somizi claimed that he had found the perfect match in a person following his divorce from Mohale Motaung.

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Media personality Somizi Mhlongo’s fiancé, Pholoso Mohlala, allegedly dumped him to rekindle his romance with the mother of his child.The Masked Singer SA judge and the businessman made headlines in 2022 after Mhlongo hinted about their engagement.


This piece of news suggests that Pholoso is not only gay in the movies but might also be so in reality. But then, Somizi’s friends have debunked the rumours, though neither of the main subjects has spoken to confirm or refute the claim.

Pholoso has been acting for some time and has gained popularity for his roles in various movies. But, unfortunately, some of the roles he took up have put him in the bad books of a section of the viewers who see him as a threat to their favourite characters.

One of his most popular roles was as a gay man in Isidingo. His character ran away from home out of fear of being misunderstood and maltreated after declaring his sexual orientation. Besides his role in Isidingo, the actor has played minor and major roles in television shows like 7De Laan and The Queen.

Pholoso Mohlala’s business skill is undeniable, as he successfully founded, funded, and managed a gin production company. 012 Gin began operations in 2020 and now makes Amber Gin and Dry Gin.


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